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Exercise Science and Sport Science, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science at UNE is a multidisciplinary program that develops a comprehensive understanding of the scientific and applied aspects of sport, exercise and health. The course includes core studies in human structure, function and behaviour before further study on the acute and chronic physiological and psychological responses to exercise.  


Currently the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science is not an accredited course. UNE is seeking accreditation with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) for this course.

This course aims to provide a range of learning experiences to develop the core knowledge and skills across the sub disciplines of exercise and sports science as identified by Exercise and Sports Science Australia. This includes but is not limited to biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor control/learning, exercise and sport psychology, human nutrition/development/health and exercise testing and prescription for health and performance.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this course can be employed in a range of fields including health and physical activity promotion, sports science, health and fitness (personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, health consultant/educator), clinical measurements (cardiac/respiratory/sleep technician) and postgraduate research/coursework in related disciplines.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Up to 10 years Part-time
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Human Anatomy
  • Functional Musculoskeletal Anatomy
  • History and Practice of Sports
  • Orientation to Exercise and Sports Science
  • Introductory Biomechanics
  • Introductory Exercise Physiology
  • Physical Activity and Health
  • Motor Skill Acquisition and Performance
  • Testing and Training for Physical Fitness
  • Advanced Biomechanics
  • Practicum in Exercise and Sport
  • Motor Control and Human Development
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Clinical Exercise Testing I
  • Exercise Prescription and Programming
  • Issues in Human Nutrition
  • Introductory Human Physiology 1
  • Introductory Human Physiology 2
  • Introductory Psychology I
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Introduction to Statistical Modelling

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National Applies to you

    14770 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14770 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Armidale

  • 1500 - 2100 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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